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Health - Life Sciences - 04.12.2019
Vice Provost’s View: Improving health and wellbeing 2019
Through our research we work together to improve lives and communities and create real world impact, addressing some of the world's toughest challenges, writes David Lomas, Vice Provost (Health).

Pharmacology - Health - 04.12.2019
FDA approves Roche’s Tecentriq plus chemotherapy (Abraxane and carboplatin) for the initial treatment of metastatic non-squamous non-small cell lung cancer
Approval based on the Phase III IMpower130 study showing the Tecentriq plus chemotherapy combination demonstrated a significant overall survival and progression-free survival benefit Roche today anno

Business / Economics - Health - 04.12.2019

Life Sciences - Health - 03.12.2019
UCLA launches new master’s degree in genetic counseling in fall 2020
To meet the rising demand for specialists trained to guide patients facing complex genetic disorders, the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA is introducing a new master's of science degree in genetic counseling.

Environment - Health - 03.12.2019
"Climate Change is Becoming One of the Biggest Global Health Threats"
Climate change not only affects the environment, but also has significant consequences on global health.

Social Sciences - Health - 03.12.2019
"It’s normal to be different."
Prof. Elisabeth Wacker talks about her research on the sociology of diversity "It's normal to be different.

Health - Pharmacology - 03.12.2019

Health - 03.12.2019

Pharmacology - Health - 02.12.2019
Novartis breadth of data at 2019 ASH demonstrates commitment to reimagining medicine in hematology through innovative therapeutic platforms
Patients & Caregivers Healthcare Professionals Society & ESG With more than 140 abstracts, Novartis continues its leadership in hematology innovation Data for MBG453, an innovative anti-TIM

Health - Pharmacology - 02.12.2019

Health - Pharmacology - 02.12.2019
Improving Tuberculosis Screening in Remote Areas
Improving Tuberculosis Screening in Remote Areas
Every year, 1.5 million people die from tuberculosis (TB) worldwide. Diagnosis and treatment is particularly difficult in remote rural areas.

Business / Economics - Health - 02.12.2019
Travelling is a risky business when health is overlooked
Australians heading overseas are ignoring potential health risks out of a desire to escape reality through travel, according to University of Queensland-led research.

Pharmacology - Health - 02.12.2019
Positive phase III results for Roche’s satralizumab in neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder published in the New England Journal of Medicine
Satralizumab demonstrated robust efficacy, sustained for 144 weeks, in significantly reducing the risk of relapse in combination with baseline immunosuppressant therapy Satralizumab targets the interleukin-6 (IL-6) receptor, a potential key driver of neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder (NMOSD) NMOSD is a rare, debilitating autoimmune disease of the central nervous system that can cause visual impairment, motor disability and even death Roche

Life Sciences - Health - 29.11.2019
Female brain injury research in focus, as UofG partners with PINK Concussions
The need for more research into female brain injury has been highlighted today, as researchers at the University of Glasgow partner with international charity PINK Concussions.

Health - Chemistry - 29.11.2019
How safe are e-cigarettes?
Earlier this year vaping hit the headlines with reports of deaths in the United States linked to the use of e-cigarettes.

Health - Pharmacology - 29.11.2019
In Birmingham could improve outcomes for people at risk of dangerous blood clots
New University of Birmingham research funded by the British Heart Foundation could improve treatments for a potentially deadly condition that affects tens of thousands of people in the UK each year.

Health - Life Sciences - 27.11.2019
The hard to count still matter, but first you have to find them
The hard to count still matter, but first you have to find them
Stanford medical student Hannah Wild traveled to the Omo River Valley in southern Ethiopia to conduct a health survey on the nomadic Nyangatom community.

Health - Pharmacology - 27.11.2019
Podcast: Vaping concerns, medical detection dogs, and a visit to CERN
In this edition: We explore the possible harms of vaping, meet dogs trained to detect disease, and travel through the physics of CERN.

Academic Rankings - Health - 26.11.2019

Life Sciences - Health - 26.11.2019
Six UW faculty members named AAAS fellows
Six UW faculty members named AAAS fellows
The American Association for the Advancement of Science has named six faculty members from the University of Washington as AAAS Fellows, according to a Nov.

Life Sciences - Health - 26.11.2019

Health - Life Sciences - 26.11.2019
22 U-M scientists, engineers named 2019 AAAS Fellows
22 U-M scientists, engineers named 2019 AAAS Fellows
oe中文 हिन्दी Portugus Español Share on: Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share on LinkedIn The University of Michigan led the nation with 22 faculty members elected as 2019 fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Pharmacology - Health - 25.11.2019
FDA grants priority review to Roche’s risdiplam for spinal muscular atrophy
Filing submission includes 12-month data from pivotal FIREFISH and SUNFISH trials in a broad population of people living with Types 1, 2 or 3 SMA Roche today announced that the U.S. Foo

Life Sciences - Health - 22.11.2019
Enzyme toolkit makes biotechnology globally accessible
Enzyme toolkit makes biotechnology globally accessible
A free, open-source and stable collection of enzymes for DNA design is helping scientists around the globe join in the exchange of biotechnology research.

Health - Pharmacology - 22.11.2019
Roche presents pivotal data demonstrating Tecentriq in combination with Avastin improves overall survival in people with the most common form of liver cancer
First Phase III cancer immunotherapy study to show an improvement in overall survival and progression-free survival in people with unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma compared with sorafenib Result

Health - Life Sciences - 21.11.2019
Early removal of slow-growing brain tumours dramatically improves survival
A shift in surgical practice over the last decade towards the earlier removal of a type of slow-growing but ultimately fatal brain tumour has led to dramatic improvements in survival and seizure control for patients, a study at UCLH and UCL has found.

Health - Pharmacology - 21.11.2019
More than 300 UCLA health care providers treat the homeless at Care Harbor free clinic
For Dr. Patrick Dowling, volunteering at the 2019 Care Harbor free clinic for people who are uninsured or who lack access to health care is a sharp break from his norm of treating people at UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica.

Health - 21.11.2019
Genetic research declares war on liver cancer
UZA/UAntwerp researchers can predict who will develop disease years in advance Liver cancer is often diagnosed too late, as a cure is only possible in the early stages of the disease.

Health - Life Sciences - 21.11.2019
World's largest study on babies with brain injuries starts in India
World’s largest study on babies with brain injuries starts in India
The world's largest study on babies with brain injuries will start in India this week to help prevent epilepsy. Brain injury during labour or childbirth is one of the leading causes of epilepsy in babies in some areas of the world. A common cause is perinatal asphyxia - where oxygen is cut off to the foetal brain, damaging it.

Health - Administration - 20.11.2019
New survey reveals 20.3 million people in the UK have a scar
The Scar Free Foundation is the only medical research charity which focuses solely on scarring, and today [20 November] announced plans to establish the world's largest cohort of children with burns, in partnership with University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust (UH Bristol).

Health - 20.11.2019
Home nurse visits for disadvantaged mums improves child educational outcome
Home nurse visits for disadvantaged mothers is linked to improved cognitive functioning and academic performance in children in the US, according to new research from UCL, University of Colorado and University of Rochester, New York.

Health - 20.11.2019

Health - Academic Rankings - 20.11.2019
14 academics named in influential highly-cited scholars list
Academics recognised as world-leading experts in wide-ranging science disciplines, from renewable energies and soil science to chronic disease prevention and cancer research.

Life Sciences - Health - 19.11.2019
Dozens of UCLA scientists rank among world’s most-cited researchers
The 2019 list of the world's most influential scientific researchers includes 47 UCLA scholars.

Academic Rankings - Health - 19.11.2019
The most highly cited researchers worldwide
The most highly cited researchers worldwide
Nine TUM professors included in the "Highly Cited Researchers" ranking The most highly cited researchers worldwide Nine researchers at TUM are among the world's most recognized scientific minds.

Pharmacology - Health - 18.11.2019
Wales to lead the way in responsible antibiotics use in veterinary surgeries
The two-year project called Arwain Vet Cymru, is led by the University of Bristol in collaboration with Welsh Lamb and Beef Producers Ltd (WLBP) and Iechyd Da with delivery support from Menter a Busnes and MGC and funded by the Rural Development Programme.

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